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Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, President Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service—to be, in his words, “a thousand points ...
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The United States and Peru complete large joint disaster response exercise along the Costa Verde, Lima

Approximately 50 United States Marines, together with members of the Peruvian armed forces, National Police, and firefighters, carried out a large joint disaster response and humanitarian assistance exercise and simulation that included the deployment of the USS Somerset (LPD 25) and BAP Pisco vessels along “Agua Dulce” beach in Chorrillos, on the Costa Verde in ...
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USS SOMERSET of the United States and BAP Pisco of Peru will carry out joint simulation exercises for rapid response to natural disasters

The United States Navy’s USS Somerset (LPD 25) multipurpose vessel will arrive at the port of Callao to participate in joint exercises to simulate a rapid response to natural disasters, in conjunction with the Peruvian Navy’s recently incorporated multipurpose vessel BAP Pisco (AMP-156).  The joint amphibious landing will take place on the Costa Verde. Approximately ...
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U.S. Ambassador At-Large to Combat Trafficking in Persons Arrived in Peru to Support Fight Against Child Exploitation

Ambassador at-Large John Cotton Richmond, of the U.S. Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office), arrived in Peru for the implementation launch of the “Child Protection Compact” (CPC), a four-year plan that will strengthen efforts to prevent and sanction child trafficking and provide services to victims. The implementation ceremony ...
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